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Tornado shelters, safety at heart of upcoming district elections

GODDARD, Kan. (KSNW) – Storm shelters have become a top priority for school districts around Kansas as they push to pass bond issues during individual elections. 673 more words


It’s Time to Take a Modern Approach to Building in Tornado-Prone Areas

With the recent violent weather outbreak this weekend causing more tornado deaths in one weekend than the yearlong 2016 total, I am once again raising the issue of better building in tornado zones. 570 more words


College Twinkies and their Safe Rooms


Seriously, are you fucking kidding me?

Many of you hear the term “safe room”, and you undoubtedly think about either a bank vault or the enclosure that Jody Foster and Kristen Stewart jumped into in the two star movie “Panic Room” which had a respectable $95M box office back in 2002.  1,595 more words

A Matter of Principle

Principle, sometimes that seems to be nothing more than just a word. Principle is a word that has many definitions, just like many words today. Principle, to someone who has malice intentions, principle might mean one thing while principle to a working person might have a meaning altogether different. 1,097 more words

Stay Safe With Your Own Safe Room

To many, safe rooms or panic rooms are a new phenomenon. The principle of a safe place to hide, however, has been around for centuries. In medieval times, castles were designed with a special room called a “keep.” 106 more words

Home And Shelters

USD 259: 87 safe rooms built, three under construction

WICHITA, Kansas – When storms rip through the Kansas area, the damage they leave behind can be tremendous. That’s why USD 259 made a commitment to put a safe room in every single school throughout the district. 308 more words